Quick service restaurants roll out smart phone app payment options for customers

McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s all experimenting with mobile payments.

Pizza Patron is a fast food brand leveraging Hispanic growth and expertise.
March 2014

The rapidly growing Hispanic population is causing a major shakeup in the limited-service business.

Chain expands use of signature, fresh-baked artisan bread.
Wendy's ads go high tech to try to grab teens' attention
Michigan Rep. Lee Gonzales announces a plan to phase out trans fats by July 2008.
December yields Wendy's seventh-consecutive positive same-store sales period and strongest monthly performance since May 2004.
Kerrii Anderson, who had been Wendy’s interim CEO and president, has been appointed to those posts on a permanent basis.
256 Operating Associates, a Wendy's franchisee in Nashua, New Hampshire, has become the first Wendy's operator to implement a recently patented order processing system known as Order Perfect.
The two groups have created Mom RD, a program that will connect parents with food and nutrition experts. Wendy's is also rolling out nutrition poster in its stores.
Wendy's International today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Baja Fresh Mexican Grill restaurant chain to a west coast restaurant operating company for about $31 million.
Wendy's says it has produced highes comps since second quarter 2004 and that a turnaround is 'well under way.'
Wendy's International, Inc. confirms distribution ratio for special dividend of Tim Hortons Inc. shares
Wendy's International, Inc. is creating a new area of marketing to lead innovation efforts for the Wendy's(R) brand -- Strategic Insights & Innovation
The company will sell to Wendy's shareholder 160 mllion shares of Tim Horton's.
The creation of a new Restaurant Services Department frees up time for Dave Near, who became COO in April, to spend in the field building relationships with Wendy's franchisees.
By August, Wendy's U.S. and Canadian stores will use non-hydrogenated oil to cook its French fries and breaded chicken items.
Wendy's U.S same-store sales increased 0.4 percent in April, with company restaurants up 0.2 percent and franchise restaurants up 0.5 percent.
Wendy's International, Inc. today announced that it has named Dave Near as chief operations officer of the Wendy's brand, a new position.
Wendy's International Inc. is making changes to its kids menu with the addition of two deli sandwiches and a yogurt-and-granola dish, Business First reports.
Wendy's International, Inc. today announced that the board of directors has elected Kerrii B. Anderson as interim chief executive officer and president of the company and also elected long-time board member James V. Pickett as its chairman, effective today.
Wendy's menu is expanding in a new direction with the nationwide introduction of Frescata sandwiches -- a line of four fresh, premium deli sandwiches.
Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. soared Friday in their trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange, the Associated Press reports.